1 killed in shooting, Fairfax Co. police say

Fairfax County police said officers discovered a man with a gunshot wound after an apparent shooting in the area of Mount Vernon on Saturday night.

The shooting happened before 10:30 p.m. in the 8400 block of Madge Lane.

An unidentified person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead later Saturday.

Police have identified four suspects and have asked pedestrians to avoid the area. A map of the approximate shooting location is included below.


Ivy Lyons

Ivy Lyons is a digital journalist for WTOP.com. Since 2018, they have worked on Capitol Hill, at NBC News in Washington, and with WJLA in Washington.

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